A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Taiwan region kilometers (0 miles) from Taiwan region. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 20:14:24 / November 16, 2020 @ 8:14 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000cftu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cftu. Exact location of event, longitude 121.0226 East, latitude 21.6134 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:14:24 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hengchun (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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